Milan / Malpensa Airport Taxi

Oct 6th, 2013, 07:39 PM
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Milan / Malpensa Airport Taxi

Does anyone know the cost to take a taxi from Malpensa airport to the
city center in Milan? Any good car services as well. Thanks
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Oct 6th, 2013, 08:42 PM
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The public transport is very good and not expensive. You can take the train or bus till Cadorna train station , which is very centrally located. Then, if needed, take a taxi for a short ride.
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Oct 7th, 2013, 06:50 AM
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Official taxi price is eur 90 (from MXP to any street in the Milano municipality). Some companies offer transfers for eur 80, but a car is bound to be expensive anyway as the airport is very distant from the city.
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Oct 7th, 2013, 07:02 AM
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I never seem to pay less than $120-$150 (with tip), and I've only done it for work when someone else is paying for it. I'm a big fan of being treated like a queen, but I'm no fan of throwing my own money out the window, especially when the low-cost option works so well.

I don't know anyone who doesn't use the Malpensa Express to get to the city center, and I'm talking about my local friends in fashion. Even in the dreaded heat of summer, the ME has great AC, and it's a comfortable, very cheap ride to the city center.
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Oct 7th, 2013, 07:10 AM
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Being treated like a queen on somebody else's dime..sounds very familiar
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Oct 7th, 2013, 12:15 PM
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To clarify the above: there are now two train options, the express to Milano Centrale and the train to the much smaller Cadorna station. The journey to either station takes just over 30 minutes.

Both avoid the risk of motorway/ downtown traffic jams, to which the airport buses (and taxis) may be prey.
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Oct 7th, 2013, 01:21 PM
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The shuttle bus is 10€. The train is also 10€. Taxis are a set fee of 90€ (additional surcharges are not allowed).
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Oct 7th, 2013, 08:31 PM
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Thank you for all the info ...
We will be staying at the Westin Palace so which station would be the best ?
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Oct 9th, 2013, 11:37 PM
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I assume you mean the Westin Palace in Piazza della Repubblica. It is relatively close to Milano Centrale, still too long a walk if you have luggage. The easy way would be taking a taxi from Centrale for the very short stretch to piazza della Repubblica. The cheap way is Malpensa Express to Milano Bovisa, a periferic station in the middle of nowhere, where you would switch to an S (suburban) train on the Passante (an underground railway line). There is a Passante railway station just under Piazza della Repubblica.
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Oct 9th, 2013, 11:39 PM
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[Another option would be a metro ride from Centrale to Repubblica. Easy and cheap but not adviced if you have large luggage.]
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Oct 10th, 2013, 08:43 AM
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asps .... Thanks
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